You’re probably not one of the less than 5,000 people in the entire U.S. that visit the facebook page of the pro-horse slaughter United Horsemen. In 2012, The Oregonian reported that Dave Duquette (the President of United Horsemen) was trying to start a horse slaughter plant in […]
by Debbie Coffey Copyright 2014 All Rights Reserved. Boyd Spratling (Photo: BLM) Boyd Spratling, a past President of the Nevada Cattlemen’s Association who’s currently serving as a BLM National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board member, manages to further undermine whatever shreds might be left of BLM’s credibility by taking a seemingly prominent […]
Chicago (EWA) – A six month investigation by the EWA and other animal investigation organizations has finally determined the predominant source of abandoned horses in the Southwestern US. The findings show that most or all of more than 5,000 horses a year are being abandoned after being rejected for slaughter at the Mexican border.
HOUSTON, (Horseback) – Pro horse processing followers of Wyoming GOP State Rep Sue Wallis demonstrated a woeful ignorance of the nation’s libel laws in Facebook postings on the group’s United Horsemen ”closed” Facebook website the day before Thanksgiving. Among those posting was Dave Duquette, currently listed on the Internet site as the group’s president.
Chicago (EWA) – In a press release today titled “Equine Scientists Debunk Horsemeat Health Risk Claims”, United Horsemen (UH), an extremist pro horse slaughter group, cited a letter from four equine instructors ostensibly written to the Journal of Food and Chemical Toxicology complaining about the accuracy of the landmark study that found that the meat derived from horses administered the carcinogen phenylbutazone (PBZ/bute) is being shipped to the European Union for human consumption.
Breaking News: The Associated Press has reported that the dead Nevada Horse Tripping Bill, SB364, may gain new life after the release of a video graphically showing horse tripping occurring in Nevada only a few weeks ago.
“Seeing that horse flailing on its back. It just got to me,” said Sen. Allison Copening, D-Las Vegas, the bill’s sponsor. “This is not a sport. It is animal cruelty.”
While the likes of Dave Duquette and Sue Wallis waved their out of state banners and declared that Horse Tripping does not exist in Nevada the cruel and inhumane practice was occurring right under their upturned, pig-like noses.